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Good morning. Another busy news day has begun.

Reporter Del Wilber will also be tweeting from the high-profile Roger Clemens trial, although jury selection is still underway and is expected to last until Monday. His Twitter handle is @delwilber, as you might expect.

The quirky Capital Fringe Festival begins today with more than 100 productions. We have a full listing, as well as recommendations, video sneak peaks and reviews.

The Dalai Lama’s 10-day visit to D.C. has prompted a large number of Buddhist events, which are listed here.

A bacon cheeseburger that is 1,030 calories is wrapped to go from a Germantown Red Robin’s. (Katherine Frey/THE WASHINGTON POST)

How is it that a 60- to 65-year-old man, wearing a plaid flannel shirt in the midday heat, carrying a shotgun and a hammer, can attack a speed-camera-equipped SUV on a busy highway, then disappear in the woods and escape a police dragnet? They’re still looking near BWI Airport.

We have much more in our report today, but time is running out. Here’s a tip: All the local news blogs can be found here, and they automatically update when a new post is published. Or just go to PostLocal for the cream of the crop.

Patricia Sullivan covers government, politics and other regional issues in Arlington County and Alexandria. She worked in Illinois, Florida, Montana and California before joining the Post in November 2001.


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